Layered Bean Dip

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Layered Bean Dip

Layered bean dip is a must have at my dinner parties.  An easy and delicious crowd pleaser recipe that gets done in 20 minutes. Signature dish of one of my close friend, she always make this bean dip and believe me her’s is the best.Thank you...

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Veggie Nacho Grande

Looking for quick and easy appetizers for potluck or game day, than give this super sized veggie nacho grande a try – a must have for any get together. These super nachos are layered with fresh veggies, corn, black beans and generously smothered with a layer of...

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Dal Pakwan Recipe

Growing up in a diversified colony gave me an advantage to enjoy different meals prepared by our neighbors. I still remember I was in grade 7th when I first tasted this Dal pakwan recipe. My reaction was, “How do I eat a dal with papad?” But this...

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Paneer filled Roti Cones

Hope you all are having a wonderful week and a great summer. Beautiful sunny and bright morning but soon clouds will roll in bringing in heavy rains. So before I loose my daylight I decided to share some easy and simple recipe today! I have some leftover rotis/chapatis...

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Chicken and Bean Enchiladas

Whenever I announce ENCHILADAS TONIGHT.. my kids are jumping with joy. This one pot wonder casserole is an all- time yummy and kids-friendly dinner. Made the veggie enchiladas as well as the chicken enchiladas -had great flavor and balance of spices. Prepared with homemade enchilada sauce and...

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Veggie White Bean Soup

Soups are a perfect meal for chilly winter nights. For me making soup is almost as comforting as eating it, and nothing can beat a bowl of homemade soup on a cold winter- y night. And today I am sharing with you one of my absolute favorite soups – veggie...

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Mock Pizza

What is a Mock Pizza – Pizza with some unusual topping is a mock pizza. In this recipe I have used a surprise base sauce – any guesses?? Bharta..you heard me right. Bread topped with leftover mashed eggplant vegetable plus cheese is baked until cheese melts. Mashed Eggplant...

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Vegetarian bruschetta Bean Sandwich

Easy to assemble vegetarian bruschetta bean sandwich- tasty and delicious way of eating beans. Soaked and boiled beans combined with chili sauce, topped with spinach leaves and loads of fat-free shredded cheese will make your taste buds crave for more. This healthy and hearty sandwiches will satisfy quick in-between-meals-snacking...

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Chana Dal Pulao

Lunch hour and all I can think about is a one pot meal recipe. Something Rice-y, nutritious and quick to prepare- Chana dal pulao. Rice combined with chana dal and spices is a most delicious combination of delicate flavors and textures. Though the recipe time states 3...

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Chatpati Cone Chaat Recipe

A savory snack made with the combination of tangy chutneys and potato balls. While doing my grocery shopping I came across sweet cream roll in the frozen section and thought of giving it a try but with a twist – Chatpati Cone Chaat Recipe. By...

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Falafel stuffed in Pita pockets

It’s raining tonight and my taste buds are craving for some Greek food today – what could be better than Falafel stuffed in Pita bread pockets! Yum. Falafel is traditionally a Middle Eastern food where fried Garbanzo beans fritters is served with cucumber- yogurt sauce (tzatziki sauce). For this recipe...

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Katori Chaat Recipe

Need an appetizer or snack for a party, try katori chaat recipe or tokri chaat!!  ‘Katori or tokri’ refers to a bowl or canopies that are filled with potatoes and chutneys and ‘chaat’ is the term used for savory Indian street snacks. No doubt making the fried version...

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Chicken Keema Recipe

Keema/Kheema is a flavorful dish prepared with minced mutton which is sauteed in onions and seasoned with aromatic spices. I have improvised this recipe and switched it with Chicken- making it Chicken Keema Recipe. Both chicken and mutton are a great source of protein but...

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Veggie Mexican corn soup

It’s that month of the year when it starts to get dark at 4:00 pm and night starts to get colder and colder. All these cloudy and rainy days make me think where did summer go? It went by so fast and feels like winter is slowly...

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Zesty Corn Salad

A pictorial guide to a quick and easy- to -follow Zesty corn salad. This recipe I must admit is for all those people who are looking for something healthy tonight. Quick, healthy and easy to prepare and in minutes you have a perfect salad sitting...

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Tandoori Curd- Mint Chutney

A very flavorful and creamy dip served with tandoori delicacies. No tandoori dish, tikkas or kebabs are complete without this chutney on the side. Use it as a accompaniment or eat it as is, it’s so tempting. The base is the same – mint coriander chutney,...

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Pudina Chutney – Mint Chutney

A versatile Pudina Chutney – Mint Chutney which accompanies nearly all the Indian savory dishes. A very flavorful and tasty Indian dip prepared by combining mint and cilantro along with Indian spices. This chutney goes very well with Alu bondas, chaats and Indian street food...

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Healthy Sprout Salad

This simple and healthy sprout salad is loaded with moong dal sprouts,crunchy  cucumber,vibrant tomatoes, zesty lime juice and tangy chaat masala. I usually make this salad as an appetizer for my dinner parties. With every bite you will feel the flavors of veggies exploding in your...